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Three people were injured after a Spokane man slammed head-on into another car on Interstate 90 Monday night.

Idaho State Police believe 30-year-old Matthew Paris had been drinking before he drove his Jeep Cherokee up an off-ramp in Post Falls. He entered the westbound interstate going east at the State Highway 41 and I-90 interchange.

Paris crashed into a station wagon driven by 21-year-old Kaitlin Frantz of Athol at about 9:30 p.m. Both drivers were injured, as was a 6-year-old passenger in Frantz' car.

Police say all three were wearing seatbelts, and were taken to Kootenai Medical Center. The drivers' injuries did not appear life-threatening, police say, but the 6-year-old's condition was not released. The off-ramp was closed for more than an hour.

Paris was arrested and has been charged with DUI, driving without privileges, injury to a child, and possession of a concealed firearm while under the influence.

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